Trump urged DOJ officials to call election corrupt 'and leave the rest to me' Former President Trump pressured top officials in the Department of Justice (DOJ) to call the 2020 presidential election results corrupt, according to documents Trump pressured Justice head to ‘just say election was corrupt’Handwritten notes show that acting AG Jeffrey Rosen refused, telling president that with no evidence found, DOJ 'won't snap its fingers and change the outcome of the election' Trump tries to defend ‘just say the election was corrupt’ demandEx-president attempts to claim he was not trying to subvert democracy when he urged DoJ officials to falsely claim election was not legitimate ‘Just say the election was corrupt,’ Trump told US Justice DeptNotes of a call between Trump and a top Justice official are another example of his efforts to overturn the election. 'Just say that the election was corrupt': Handwritten notes show Trump pushed DOJ to back voter fraud claimsHandwritten notes released Friday show Donald Trump instructed Justice Department leadership to back false claims that the election was stolen. Call notes show Trump urged DOJ to declare election “corrupt” and “leave the rest to me”It’s the latest example of Trump pressuring officials to overturn the election. Trump to DOJ: 'Just say that the election was corrupt + leave the rest to me'Trump pressured top Justice Dept. officials to falsely declare the election "illegal" and "corrupt" despite finding no evidence of widespread voter fraud Trump urged Justice officials to declare election 'corrupt'WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged senior Justice Department officials to declare the 2020 election results “corrupt” in a December phone call, according to handwritten notes from one of the participants in the conversation.